Safety on the Road: Let’s Talk Tires & What to Know

Be aware of your tires so you don't get stranded in a bad areaOther than the airbag, one of the more valuable parts of your car is the connection between the car and the road. In other words, your tires. Your tire health and protection is a key part of your road safety, though many don’t think about it until they are in need. Especially with all of the rain and construction that Houston, Texas has. Construction means less shoulders on the freeway and more debris in the road = more issues with tires.

If you’re curious to learn more about tire safety and what to do if you have a tire problem, read on for the essential details!

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Summer Safety for Texans & What You Can Do

Be safe during summer as Texas has extreme temps every yearTexas summers are no joke. They are hot and humid as heck yet could be fatal if you don’t plan and take heed of various warnings. If you want to make the most out of the summer without putting yourself in the danger zone, then you’re in the right place. Consider this your go-to guide for how to stay safe this summer so that it’s all about furthering the good times this summer and every summer.

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Smart Gadgets to Keep Your Home and Car Safe

Learn more about the smart gadgets that can make your life easierYou put a lot of time into making your car and home just right. So, you want to protect your investments as much as possible, right? One of the essential details to think about is gadgets and which ones can really help you with that goal. While they often can get a bad reputation, they can be a great choice for making safety a priority with a lot more convenience than you’d think!

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What Happens When Lightning Strikes Your Car?

be sure you know what to do should lightning strike your carLast month we wrote about lightning and your home and how to be safe.  This month we will talk about when lightning strikes and your car.

Lightning and thunder are common issues whenever a storm rolls up, and we know that happens pretty regularly in the Texas Gulf.  You may know how to protect yourself, which is great. But, do you know how to protect yourself when you are in your vehicle? And what about your vehicle itself — is it protected against lightning strikes? Here’s what you’ll want to know about what exactly happens when lightning strikes your car.

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Lightning and Your Home – What You Need to Know

Be aware of what damage lightning can cause to your homeYour house will never be struck by lightning, it can’t happen to you, so you don’t need to worry about it, right? Actually, you should be, especially for those of us in Texas where thunder and lightning storms are a regular occurrence.  Lightning strikes homes much more often than many believe, which means that there is the potential to have a lot of damage done that can lead to a high amount of losses.

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What To Do In the Middle of the Hurricane

Be prepared should you be weathering out a stormWe’ve discussed preparation for hurricane season in 4 Tips for Getting Prepared for Hurricane Season and even getting out right before in the last ditch effort in Be Sure You Are Prepared to Bug Out – Emergency Evacuation Packing.  But what happens if that Cat 1 storm turns for the worse, or you had to stay back for one reason or another?

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Get the Best Deal on a Used Car

use these tips to get the best deal on a used carIf you’re in the market to buy a used car, then you know all about the idea of getting a clunker.  If you want to make sure that you get a great quality car while saving yourself some hard-earned money, you’re going to want to arm yourself with the right tips on how to get the best deal on that used car.  Here’s what you should know.

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Be Sure You Are Prepared to Bug Out – Emergency Evacuation Packing

plan for emergencies when you have the time to planIt’s that time of year again – Hurricane season and in that comes preparation. With emergency evacuation, there seems to be not enough time to get all of the required supplies together.  If you want to stop the panicked dashing around the house trying to prepare everyone to evacuate, get ahead of it by putting together a bug out bag!  The good news is that it isn’t as hard as it may sound.

The essentials to include in your bug out bag

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